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Galty Mountains Area   Cen: Central Galtys Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 66, 74, EW-G 
Highest place:
Galtymore, 917.9m
Maximum height for area: 917.9 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 897.9 metres,

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Galtymore Mountain Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte [GE], 'big hill of the Galtees') County Highpoint of Limerick & Tipperary and in Limerick/ Tipperary Counties in Munster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 917.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R87846 23788
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Longitude: -8.17915, Latitude: 52.365985 , Easting: 187847, Northing: 123788 Prominence: 820m,  Isolation: 1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 587799 623838,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Gltymr, 10 char: Galtymore
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

The summit of Galtymore is marked as Dawson's Table. Captain Dawson was a landowner in this area (Tipperary Directory 1889). Cf. Percy's Table on Lugnaquillia. The diarist Amhlaoibh Ó Súilleabháin (Humphrey O'Sullivan) recorded a different Irish name for the peak: Beann na nGaillti (Cinnlae Amhlaoibh Ó Súilleabháin, iv, 102). The names of three nearby places are derived from this: Glencoshnabinnia (PWJ, iii, 366), Slievecoshnabinnia and Carrignabinnia. The anglicised name Galtymore is recorded as early as the Civil Survey of Co. Tipperary (Down Survey, 1654-56), where it is mentioned (spelt exactly as today) as a boundary feature of the barony of Clanwilliam.   Galtymore is the highest mountain in the Galty Mountains area and the 14th highest in Ireland. Galtymore is the highest point in county Limerick and also the highest in Tipperary.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore (<i>Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte</i>) in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Galtymore from near the Black road
 
Steep, airy and grassy highpoint of a long east-west ridge
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, jackill  28 Nov 2022
Galtymore is one of the country’s top ten highest peaks and commands wide sweeping views over much of the S midlands incl. the Ballyhouras, Knockmealdowns, Comeraghs and Mt. Leinster. It has a lot of v steep ground and some fine corries on its northern face so take care esp. in poor weather. There are plenty of route choices with well-defined trails.
SSE Park at the top of The Black road R89306 20345 starA. This popular route follows a rocky, easy to follow track all the way to R89345 23482 starB (637m), go left here and follow the stony (becoming muddy) track to the col between Galtymore and Galtybeg (or take in G’beg first), from where there’s a steep pull, uneven to the top. This is a short up and down circa 12k and 4 hrs.
S There is a rocky track from Kings Yard R87526 19959 starC which becomes boggy after the sheep pen at R87409 21077 starD and ends at approx. R87551 22234 starE. After that you need to navigate to the stone wall at R87149 23518 starF and from there it’s an easy walk to the summit. [5k to top with 715m asc]
N. From Clydagh Bridge, where there is a big carpark at R87450 27780 starG there are a couple of options : a classic horseshoe taking in Cush and Galtybeg [15k in total 1200m asc] or a more direct approach which brings you first to Lough Curra followed by a steep climb to R86447 23952 starH [7k to top with 750m asc]
It’s also possible to take in this summit as part of a long distance traverse of the whole of the range.
Notable tracks incl. track/2076, track/3772 and the lengthy track/2766. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/4774/
 
Sun and snow on the classic northern horseshoe .. by IainT   (Show all for Galtymore (Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte))
 
Galtee Gradients .. by omurchu   (Show all for Galtymore (Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte))
 
Clinging on for dear life! .. by Dessie1   (Show all for Galtymore (Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte))
 
As an absolute novice at hill walking, this was .. by sduce   (Show all for Galtymore (Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte))
 
This photo shows the cliffs above Lough Curra, wi .. by simon3   (Show all for Galtymore (Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte))
 
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